SOURCE: Plex Systems

Plex Systems

June 17, 2010 09:25 ET

Plex Online Launch at Phoenix Logistics Named Best Deployment

Industry-Leading SaaS Solution Drives Productivity Improvements, Cost Savings, Speedy ROI, and Business Growth

AUBURN HILLS, MI--(Marketwire - June 17, 2010) -  Plex Systems, Inc., provider of Plex Online, the No. 1 rated manufacturing ERP software, today announced that its launch of Plex Online at Phoenix Logistics has been named a winner of the 2010 Best Deployment Scenario Award in two categories: Enterprise Management and SaaS Business Application for SMB.

This prestigious award is presented annually by Info Security Products Guide to recognize software solution providers with advanced, groundbreaking solutions that are helping set the bar higher for others in all areas of information technology and security.

Phoenix Logistics replaced 40 stand-alone systems with one fully integrated ERP Software as a Service (SaaS) solution, Plex Online. The company eliminated the cost of printing, handling and storing over 20,000 pages of documents each month, saving more than $53,000 per year. Phoenix Logistics also implemented real-time changes on the shop floor that reduced processing time by 75 percent.

The company achieved ROI within 18 months of its Plex Online deployment. The speedy implementation drove immediate results, enabling Phoenix Logistics to manage an ambitious, internally funded 50 percent growth rate.

"Plex Online brought us paperless, integrated real-time traceability so we could isolate issues with pinpoint precision," said Ben Sommerville, Phoenix Logistics' chief operating officer. "Real-time, detailed production data became available to all users almost immediately following the systems launch."

"Congratulations to Phoenix Logistics for this recognition," said Plex Systems CEO and President Mark Symonds. "The improvements that Phoenix Logistics has made on its shop floor provide a roadmap for other manufacturers in how to use technology to achieve dramatic efficiencies, growth and cost savings."

"The most powerful message vendors can ever give to provide their capabilities and continued commitment in solving customers' needs is through successful deployments," said Rake Narang, editor-in-chief, Info Security Products Guide. "Plex Online's successful deployment at Phoenix Logistics is a prime example of how a flexible, fully integrated ERP solution can help manufacturers manage complex business processes simply and efficiently."

About Plex Systems, Inc.
Plex Systems, Inc. is the developer of Plex Online, a software as a service (SaaS) solution for the manufacturing enterprise and the only solution to achieve the prestigious Champion ranking in Aberdeen Group's 2009 ERP in Manufacturing AXIS report. Plex Online offers industry-leading features for virtually every department within a manufacturer, including Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES) and Quality Management Systems (QMS) for the shop floor, Customer Relationship Management (CRM) for sales and marketing, Supply Chain Management (SCM) for procurement, and Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) for finance and management. Plex Online's fully integrated model delivers a "shop floor to top floor" view of a manufacturer's operations, enabling management to run its business at maximum efficiency. Founded in 1995, Plex Systems is headquartered in Auburn Hills, Michigan, with customers around the globe. More information is online at

Plex Systems and Plex Online are trademarks of Plex Systems, Inc.

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